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methane gas leak as well. >>> battleground maryland. gov. martin o'malley's reelection campaign will get a boost to night. vice-president joe biden will appear with him at a fundraiser in baltimore. ole is expected to face former republican gov. bob ehrlich in the fall. >>> the vice-president as a bold prediction but the outcome of the midterm election. >> i think we're going to shock to everybody. we are going to win the senate and the house. >> white house press secretary robert gibbs said last week that democrats could lose control of the house. the polls show voters don't have much confidence in and congressional democrats. republicans say they will win the 40 seats needed. >>> the split may be forming in the department. the national tea party federation says that it has expelled conservative commentator mark williams. he wrote a fictional letter from "colored people " to president abraham lincoln's. he said it was meant to spur an honest debate on race. >>> still ahead, new details about the wild night at the university of maryland basketball game. is thatwho the center of that inve
that is still light on 95, 66, looks good in maryland, across the american legion bridge. back to you. >> thank you. >>> we begin with breaking news from northeast d.c. police are investigating an overnight incident, new video. it is at eastern ave. details are sketchy, but we will keep falling the story. >>> we are turning to our top story. more water problems in potomac, maryland. the mass of water main breaks sent a geysers of water shooting into the sky on wednesday afternoon. they have stopped the leak, but the repair work will take place all morning. we will have reports in a few minutes. >> dangerously high temperatures have claimed two lives in maryland. the death toll is eight. the latest case was a baltimore resident who died earlier this week. this weather is putting stress on power companies. an electric grid operator declared an emergency vet yesterday as the power demand soared. they're urging residents to conserve electricity. numerous outages across the d.c. metro area. last night people along a street in northeast had no lights and no air conditioning. >> my house is a heat box
and 236, the left lane is closed. on a bette -- braddock. let's look at maryland. this side of the beltway is quiet. we are at the american legion bridge. metrorail is reporting normal service. alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> our top story today, the aftermath of all the strong storms. thousands across the region are in the dark. pepco is reporting 3000 outages mostly in montgomery county. more than 3800 dominion power customers or without electricity. there is damage all across the region. we will have a live report on that a little later. >>> breaking news from wheaton. police are investigating a suspicious death. adamec county police say that a man in his 20s was founded in the 3300 block of randolph road at 1:00 this morning. >>> d.c. police have arrested a convicted killer who confessed to five more murders. the 35 year-old boy was a killing spree spanned six years between 1994 and 2000. all the shootings took place in southeast. he admitted his role in the deadly shootings while spending time in jail for two others. >>> police of intensifying their search for oliver scola aidala s
and maryland. today state and local police are timid about to crack down on hov violators. the program will target violators along interstate 66, 95, 395, and dulles toll road. authorities will be valid in force during the morning and evening rush hours. they cited more than 1200 drivers in may. worldwide camera violators in arlington today will get $50 tickets. the cameras have been in place for past month. there at three intersections of lee highway. north lynn street, fort myer drive and washington boulevard. another at glebe road at fairfax drive. >>> day 93 of the oil disaster in the gulf of mexico. a tropical storm brewing in the atlantic could hamper cleanup efforts. this comes as the government is downplaying concerns that the cap is buckling. five weeks have been found nearby. they are calling them very small and the seepage detected on the sea floor two miles away if it's coming from an abandoned well. >>> still ahead, on this wednesday, major developments from the federal racism scandal. the department of agriculture could be backtracking now. >>> another water main break co
a successor to the late senator robert byrd. >>> mary kay. >> in the maryland governor's race, a montgomery county woman is bob ehrlich's new running mate. he made the announcement on youtube. mary lives in potomac maryland. she has been director of special projects of the u.s. chamber of commerce since 2008. >>> outrage at arlington cemetery and the army pulls a pledge to ultimate soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. >>> toyota could announce another major recall. >>> mild weather continues. another major recall. >>> mild weather continues. [ clattering ] [ male announcer ] when you're all out of good ideas and you've moved on to the dumb ones, it's time. american standard heating & air conditioning. a higher standard of comfort. it heard what happened to the vcr and the cassette player. and the answering machine. it knows what happens to obsolete technology around here. what you need to help your tv understand is it's not the one that's obsolete. it's the cable technology that's obsolete and fios is the one making it obsolete. it's time for fios. call the verizon center for customers
truck and ambulance are blocking one lane. on the maryland side, 410 closed jones will road, no problems between richmond and baltimore. metrorail is reporting normal service. alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> thousands of people will wake up in the dark this morning. pepco is supporting 2000 pilot outages in montgomery county. 1200 and prince george's county. more than 600 in d.c. without power. 2500 customers in northern virginia are without power. >>> let's turn to our top story. commuter chaos on mental's red line. krystl-- on metro's red line. enough is enough with the broken escalator. >> it was not a hot weather that had commuters fired up. >> i said there's no way there would not be one escalator and working. >> if not one of the six escalators at the two entrances to the dupont circle metro stop north. that meant nothing and puffing up 150 stairs. >> apparently they felt it was no big deal. >> the transit agency directed to those in need of help to the one elevator providing service. commuters say it was a long line and a long wait. >> there were a hundred people down there. >>
. >> on 95 in maryland, i 70, 270, nothing at the wilson bridge. in virginia there's a crash from alexandria headed to springfield. on the inner loop at the exit for van dorn street, be careful even eisenhower avenue. traffic is able to get through. be prepared for that. traffic across the american legion bridge moving nicely. traffic away from us on the right is out of bethesda. headlights on the right are from tysons. alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> thanalmost 2 million people around here locally left out to dry because of an emergency water main fix in montgomery county. >> expected to last several days. pamela brown is live in potomac. >> the crews are hard at work. they will be working on this pipe in potomac for the next three days at least. more than 2 million customers will have to make sacrifices until then. they're asking them to cut back on water by one-third. that means no outside water usage, including topping of swimming pools, watering lawns, and washing cars. you are asked to limit showers, washing dishes, and clothing. they say the sacrifices are worth it to avoid another
. we will bring everyone back on line. >>> we're learning more this morning about a maryland man suspected in the areas infamous mother daughter murders. >>> conditions still pose a risk on metro after yesterdalast ye's deadly crash, what this means the passengers. >>> it is wednesday, july 28, i am alison starling. >> i am scott thuman. first we go to adam caskey. >> you'll notice a little added cloud cover. a little will in the atmosphere is causing clouds. you will notice added humidity as well. 71 degrees in leesburg and front royal, 73 in frederick, 75 in arli -- 77 in arlington. 92 degrees this afternoon. we will see the sunshine, but we just have to wait a few hours. 92 is the high temperature. a little above average for this time of year. added humidity. a few isolated late-day thunderstorms. now to lisa baden. >>> it has been complicated on the beltway, leaving alexandria and getting to tysons. there was an accident that resulted in a car fire, after eisenhower avenue before van dorn street. then there was a work zone close to 236, but that should be out of the road nea
90's's tomorrow. >> beautiful trip in maryland along in4, route 5. nothing on 228. looks good to annapolis on 50. quiet along 270. let's show you the pace approaching hyattstown, that is closest to us. the greenway is open in both directions between reagan national and leesburg. the earlier crash at from dodge ridge is gone. back to you. >> thank you. >>> the washington metro area has the best educated population in the nation. a study by the brookings institute finds 47% of adults in d.c. and its suburbs have a bachelor's degree. that is up from 22% in 1970. if 20% of adults have a graduate or professional degree. >> smarter is a good thing. >>> 5:12, 73 degrees. >>> coming up, apple gets ready to address the iphone reception issues. >>> this could cost $200. >> new calls for the airline industry to come clean about the hidden fees. >>> a revolutionary medical procedure >>> welcome back. in our top stories on this thursday, the oil spill in the gulf is starting to take a toll continually on wildlife. biologists say the oil has killed hundreds of pelicans and other birds on an
drought, mainly maryland. a good chance of rain today. as the cold front pushes slowly to the east, saturday looks pretty damp. sunday looks sunny. partly cloudy today with a few isolated thundershowers later today. more on that weekend straight ahead. >>> thrilling ride around town. no problems on the beltway or interstate. let's look at route 4 and route 5, 228, 210 all good into oxon hill, love the chip to annapolis. baltimore washington parkway looks clean. no issues according to metrorail. everything is on time. driving through virginia, 66, 95, 395 moving at speed. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 12 of the 100 railcars metropolitan of service are back on the tracks. it moved to the cars -- rumbled to the cars because of concerns the doors could open while in motion. six cars are being checked and returned to service today. the job should be complete by the end of the month. >>> even g4 degrees in rosslyn. >>> we will tell you about the latest trend for vending machines that is for adults only. we'll have details. >>> they are taking history and saying it does not matter. >> e
been seen across the area. number of heat related deaths in maryland has already reached six. that's the same number reported in all of 2009. three deaths have been reported virginia and one in the district. people have be fwup to feel it. many people celebrating the fourth of july and we know the heatwave is effecting us up and down the eastern seaboard. be careful and dress appropriately and drink plenty of water. >> thank you. looking at this day ahead. now water restrictions in montgomery could be listed later today. the sanitary commission says crews are trying repair that massive water main in potomac. people could face a find. two citations have been issues and more than 200 warnings. >> metro removed some railcars fromer is sorry. the 4,000 series cars were pulled because of problems with doors. officials say they could open while the car where is moving. these dares can. but they will get put back in service as soon as repairs are complete in two to three weeks. plain's may be getting too comfortable in the sky. there's 22 near coalitions in the first six months of the y
subcommittee has approved $150 million in federal funding for metro, but there are strings attached. maryland senator barbara mikulski include language to ensure that the money is spent on safety first. the bill requires metro to report to congress detailing safety. >>> ben bernanke goes back to the hill today to talk about the state economy. yesterday said the nation's economic outlook remains unusually uncertain. he downplayed the odds of the economy sliding back to a double-dip recession. >>> wall street did not like what he said. the major indexes finished the day in the red. the markets will keep an eye on what the fed chairman says today. >>> new details about the man suspected in two mother-daughter murders in august. does break came when federal agents raided his calls last july in connection with a gun store robbery. they found evidence that eventually made him a suspect in the murders of karen lofton and her daughter. as well as delores dewitt and her daughter. the 27-year old and lived in the victim's neighborhood and is a serial killer with a long criminal background. >>> the man
in an apartment complex on colorado avenue [unintelligible] thousands across the district and in maryland still dealing with damage. >> nauseous, dizzy, anxious. >> that is how they felt after exposure to carbon monoxide from a power generator. they were without electricity. >> i was trying to help them out, try to save some money to not have to throw all the food away. >> many are running generators to try to keep things going. there are concerns that outages could mean bigger safed -- bigger health and safety issues. on georgia avenue the district has set up their mobile command center at the recreation center. members from the human services department are there as well as members of the red cross to help people if they need anything. and another thing, pepco has crews coming from out of town, about 350 crews expected to be in this morning to be on the ground to get power restored as fast as possible. courtney robinson reporting from northwest. >>> the local death toll from the storm is 3. a 62-road warren smith died of injuries he suffered while using the personal watercraft during the sto
? >> they are still coming in as far as harpers ferry, west virginia, north of columbia, maryland. south into falls church and vienna. no damage from anyone, just people startled out of a sound sleep. it lasted a short while. it is not affecting traffic on the highway. everything looks good as far as interstate travel, but will travel, metrorail unaffected. they are running on normal service. alison? >> thank you. >>> let's talk to some people who have felt this. caroline is live from dupont circle. i know that this will keep up because you go to bed very late working the night shift. what did you feel? >> i do, but it was an adventure this morning. we are in dupont circle. quite a trek from gaithersburg. it will meet up. i don't know how long it was going on. i am relatively light sleeper. i remember feeling there was grumbling. by first instinct is that there was a large truck passing outside the window. it woke me out. i thought, there is no way it could be an earthquake. i looked at the u.s. geological survey on my blackberry and i was fascinated by all the data and sure enough there was a big
theatre at rockville saturday at 9:30. the man accused of killing a maryland state trooper has been indicted. a prince george's county grand jury has indicted 28-year-old anthony milton of first-degree murder and other charges in the death of trooper wesley brown. brown was gunned down outside of foresthill applebee's last month. another man, cyril williams, is also charged with the murder. >>> the fbi is investigating an incident involving an unruly passenger aboard a plane at reagan national on the u.s. delays flight that had been delayed because of storms yesterday. a passenger began making inappropriate and threatening comments. the passenger was removed from the flight so the fbi could question him. he was taken into custody without incident. >>> let's turn to the gulf of mexico. the blown-out oilwell that lead to millions of gallons of oral could soon be shut off for good. this weekend the crews will begin plugging it to stop it from leaking. meantime, the government is reopening fishing areas east of the mississippi river. fishermen are concerned cleanup elements along the gu
, maryland has been indicted on a long list of sex offenses. authorities alleged that he had sex with two 15-year-old female students in a classroom at a school on a number of occasions. in december of 2009 through february of 2010. >> i have four jordan of my own in prince george county schools. i have concerns about our children being saved in the schools, i understand the public's reaction. >> after its initial arrest in june, he was removed from the classroom and eventually terminated. no one answered the door at his tunnels in laurel. hawala and has been issued for his arrest. >-- a warrant has been issued. >> you should not violate children's trust. >> she says not supposed to take advantage of children. >> the girls trusted him and for in to take advantage is sickening. >>> time for traffic and weather. >> wheatland lisa baden. what is the latest? >> 340 north is closed before getting to harper's ferry. the crash at becher takerton street. 270 looks great. let's go to a couple of maps. getting to virginia, giving you the green light on route 4, route 5, a great trip right now to annap
. >>> the republican challenger in the race for maryland governor is it going back to the campaign trail after being sidelined by minor surgery. a spokesman for bob ehrlich said that he underwent a procedure for his back and his neck. he said it was an old college football injury. he was a linebacker and was captain of the princeton university football team. >>> honors for local u.s. marshal injured in the line of duty. jason maciel of the district was one of five marshals honored with the purple heart yesterday. he was stabbed in the head and right arm by a prisoner at d.c. superior court in january. he has made a full recovery. >>> switching gears, 78 degrees outside, time for traffic and weather. >> let's see how the weather is shaping up with adam caskey. >> it is not the brightest day. we have some clouds moving through. some clouds moving to the northwest. this picture is looking east. a little brightness' creeping through. the sunrise is a little after 6:00. 80 degrees in arlington with a dew point of 72. very muggy. we have a cold front moving in later today. that will trigger showers and th
. >>> look at dispatch center was by all of your -- by one of our viewers in maryland and a waste transfer center. wind toppled a giant crane, no reports of injury. >>> the storms were just as destructive in the district. hurricane strength winds broke trees and branches, sending them into houses, power lines, and on top of cars. roads were lifted from buildings -- rooves or listed. >> we have an abundance of large, old trees in northwest washington. this is a chevy chase parkway. there is one lying right across the street. it fell on top of several vehicles. aside from all of the of debris, power lines are down in this neighborhood. if we look around this area of northwest d.c., this is a real problem for a lot of people this morning, lights out. a lot of people still in the dark. at this hour we have not seen any cleanup crews or any repair crews coming through. of course, we understand that in the near future they do have this neighborhood on their agenda. a lot of people in this particular community are very anxious to get the streets cleaned up and to get their lights and air conditio
of southern maryland, route 4 and route 5, on 228 janet 210. good analysand cheverly. 95 and of the baltimore washington parkway, if it's clear down to the baltimore washington parkway and northeast. let's take you to the trip, back to the routine, a frederick all the way through germantown and down to lane divide, looks like we are seeing more of your neighbors, but no problems. back to you. >> thank you. >>> upgrades near the pentagon's metro station and some people concerned. this follows a shooting outside the pentagon in march. if officials plan to move security checkpoints farther away from the pentagon itself and closer to the bus. some say that would cause safety problems for disabled passengers. >> 5:41 on this tuesday, 77 degrees. [ male announcer ] thinking about your florida vacation and about what's happening in the gulf? well, florida has 825 miles of beaches... and 1,260 miles of coastline. so, there's plenty of places in florida to enjoy crystal clear waters and a great beach vacation. go to florida live at visitflorida.com. for real-time information. discover the palm beaches
. it will hopefully stay quiet. 270 is great, i 70. nothing out of southern maryland. good in virginia. 95, 395, and 66. let's show you 95 traffic in fairfax. let's show you video in stafford county. route 3 remains closed at federal drive. this is a train derailment that have happened yesterday. that is still closed as the cleanup. let's go to alan caskey. >>> summertime hibernation is what we will look for today. go to the basement if you have one. hibernate. 77 and culpeper right now, 75 in frederick, 77 in herndon, 80 in landover. the dewpoint are in the mid to upper 60's. some locations are in the low 70's. there's humidity in the air. an easterly winds will kick in tonight, which will increase the humidity. added humidity tomato. the key is we will stop off some of the temperature is outside. highs will be in the low to mid 90 tomorrow afternoon. let's go to the almanac data. 100 to yesterday at reagan national, one degree shy of tying the record of 103. 99 is the record high temperature today. we have a good chance of tying it. 88 is still the average for today. we are close to that for
in west virginia peardale of children into western maryland as they fall apart, similar to yesterday morning. approaching, lundstrom morgantown. probabl -- leaving morgantown. it is 70 degrees in potomac. of an inch yesterday in bethesda. 0.8 in ashburn. today's forecast, 93 degrees, a lot like yesterday, just with a little more sunshine and more laidi storms and some could be severe. -- late-day thunderstorms. >>> there was construction on the american legion bridge, but right now it looks very good between the dulles toll road and the 270 exit. phyllites coming out of tysons. h-- headlights coming out of tysons. nothing to report in loudoun county. looks good on the dulles greenway and the dulles toll road. metrorail reporting normal service. >> live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >>> moments away on "good morning washington" -- a local man gunned down during a trip out west. neighbors remembered his father of three. >> millions of americans out of work could get another federal lifeline. >>> lindsay lohan gets ready for life in prison. "good morning wash
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